Why? Because it’s one of the most eagerly awaited restaurant openings of the season. With nearly every New Year’s Eve event in town already sold out, it’s a bit of a mystery why tickets are still available for this notable South Side bash.
Revelers can usher in 2011 with three hours of hosted bar and a complimentary champagne toast while tearing up the dance floor to the bass-shaking tunes of Keys ‘N Krates. The troupe will dish out live remixes of popular party jams with the aid of a full drum set, keyboards and turntables, while renowned local DJ-crew Ghetto Division will keep the party going late into the night.
Few gaming systems have created as much buzz in as little time as OnLive. A brilliant, petite, inexpensive gadget that allows you to stream an ever-growing library of the gaming industry’s hottest titles directly to your TV, the OnLive Game System also holds the record for the easiest setup in history: 1) Take it out of the box; 2) Plug it in; and 3) Play. Featuring amazing multiplayer functionality -- as well as the option of pausing your game and playing it again from anywhere you want -- the OnLive Game System has the potential to become a must-own product for casual and hardcore gamers alike. Check it out.
restaurant of the week
Why? Because a tailored leather jacket should be the highlight of every man’s wardrobe. Earlier this month, this internationally-known distributor of dapper threads opened up its newest location in the luxe Gold Coast neighborhood. Originally a shop selling men’s shirts in Glasgow, Ted Baker now slings women’s clothing alongside fancy men’s cuff links, silk ties, tailored leather jackets, and more. Shoppers will be able to peruse an array of classic-cool ensembles amid quirky décor that features exposed flooring and glass tiles arranged to look like they’ve been tossed around by mighty Chicago gusts.